In this world without quiet corners, there can be no easy escapes from history, from hullabaloo, from terrible, unquiet fuss.
Rushdie, Salman quotes
- "We must conclude that it is not only a… "We must conclude that it is not only a particular political ideology that has failed, but the idea that men and women could ever define themselves in terms that exclude their spiritual needs." - Salman Rushdie
- "Salman Rushdie, indeed any writer who abuses… "Salman Rushdie, indeed any writer who abuses the prophet or indeed any prophet under Islamic law, the sentence for that is actually death." - Yusuf Islam
- Henry Steele Commager – history "For a people to be without history, or to be ignorant of its history, is as for a man to be without memory - condemned forever to make the same discoveries that have been made in the past, invent the same techniques, wrestle with the same problems, commit the same errors; and condemned, too, to forfeit the rich pleasures of recollection. Indeed, just as it…
- Arturo D. Brion – judge of history "The Court, of course, is not blind to history but is not a judge of history; it is a judge of the interpretation and application of the terms of the Constitution." ~Associate Justice Arturo D. Brion on SC decision/ruling to allow FEM's burial in LNMB, November 2016